Fact sheet: Franklin Eurpn TotRet

Fund information
Fund name
Franklin European Total Return A MDis EUR
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • John Becksince 28/08/2003
  • David Zahnsince 29/04/2013
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains by investing in a portfolio of fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations of governments, government-related or corporate issuers in Europe.
Benchmark
  • Bloomberg Barclays Euro-Aggregate Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
2.4%
1 Year rank in sector
10/34
Sector
FO Fixed Int - EUR
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.1%
Fund size
£365m (£374m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
68
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Others34.1%
    Not Specified28.3%
    USA10.3%
    UK9.9%
    Money Market8.8%
  • Investment Grade Corporate Bonds43%
    Government Bonds39.3%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents9.2%
    High Yield Bond4.7%
    Others3.8%
  • Global Fixed Interest62.4%
    US Fixed Interest10.3%
    UK Fixed Interest9.9%
    Money Market8.8%
    Dutch Fixed Interest7.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1%-2.3%0.4%2.4%16%37.8%
Sector-1%-1.9%-0.1%1.4%9.7%24.2%
Rank within sector17 / 3419 / 358 / 3510 / 343 / 302 / 26
Quartile2nd3rd1st2nd1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund2.8%1.4%10.6%2.9%15.4%
Sector1.8%0%7.7%1.5%10.2%
Rank within sector9 / 349 / 3311 / 315 / 283 / 26
Quartile2nd2nd2nd1st1st
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
0.26
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
1.53
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.34
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
4.08
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
2.21
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.83
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.8
Price movement
52 week high10.51
52 week low9.87
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price10.18
Region
1Others34.12%
2Not Specified28.3%
3USA10.31%
4UK9.86%
5Money Market8.83%
6Netherlands7.85%
7Italy7.44%
8France6.45%
9Belgium6.28%
Industry sector
1Investment Grade Corporate Bonds42.99%
2Government Bonds39.34%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents9.17%
4High Yield Bond4.66%
5Others3.84%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest62.42%
2US Fixed Interest10.31%
3UK Fixed Interest9.86%
4Money Market8.83%
5Dutch Fixed Interest7.85%
6Italian Fixed Interest7.44%
7French Fixed Interest6.45%
8Belgian Fixed Interest6.28%
9German Fixed Interest-19.42%
Individual holdings
1UNITED KINGDOM 2% TREASURY GILT 07/09/20255.32%
2GOVERNMENT OF ITALY. SENIOR BOND. INDEX LINKED. REG S. 1.25%. 15/09/19325.11%
3BELGIUM(KINGDOM OF) 1% BDS 22/06/26 EUR0.014.1%
4NETHERLANDS(KINGDOM OF) 0.25% BDS 15/01/20 EUR13.35%
5FINLAND GOVERNMENT BOND 0.375 15/09/20203.32%
6POLAND(REPUBLIC OF) 0.875% MTN 14/10/21 EUR10002.71%
7LATVIA(REPUBLIC OF) 2.625% BDS 21/01/21 EUR10002.64%
8ROMANIA(REPUBLIC OF) 2.75% BDS 29/10/25 EUR1000144A2.26%
9BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC 1.125% BDS 16/03/27 EUR1000002.23%
Management
Fund manager group
Franklin Templeton
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains by investing in a portfolio of fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations of governments, government-related or corporate issuers in Europe.
Benchmark
  • Bloomberg Barclays Euro-Aggregate Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
John Beck28/08/2003John W. Beck is Senior Vice President and Director of Fixed Income, London for Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. In this role, he coordinates the London-based fixed income teams that manage the group's European Fixed Income and Emerging Markets Debt opportunities strategies. Mr. Beck is the lead portfolio manager responsible for Global Aggregate Strategies and manages portfolios for major institutions, including multinational pension funds and supranational organisations. He is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Mr. Beck was with Saudi International Bank. Mr. Beck holds an M.A. from Exeter College, Oxford University.
David Zahn29/04/2013David Zahn, senior vice president, is responsible for managing the Global Aggregate and Euro Aggregate fixed income strategies. He is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee and is a portfolio manager for many of the European Franklin Templeton fixed income funds.Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, Mr. Zahn was a senior portfolio manager at Citigroup Asset Management.Mr. Zahn holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of Maine and an M.B.A in finance from the University of Connecticut.He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and is a qualified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Greece, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey
Franklin European Total Return A Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.02
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFT26
Franklin European Total Return A H1 Acc NOK
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.33%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.65
CurrencyNOK
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFHHX
Franklin European Total Return A H1 Acc SEK
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.33%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.23
CurrencySEK
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFHHW
Franklin European Total Return A MDis EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.18
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBDQ9
Franklin European Total Return A MDis USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.82
CurrencyUSD
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeON90
Franklin European Total Return I Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.82%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.71
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF200
Franklin European Total Return N Acc EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.78%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.68
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFT28
Franklin European Total Return N H1 Acc PLN
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.18
CurrencyPLN
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeE8ZZ
Franklin European Total Return N MDis EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.78%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.4
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeCYJ7
Franklin European Total Return W Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.55%
Min single investment£3,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.82%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.09
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFK7W
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